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Maharishi Mahesh Yogi (1918–2008)

Indian cult leader, born in Allahabad, UP, India in 1917. He abandoned his scientific studies to become a follower of Guru Dev. He founded the science of creative intelligence and, as an exponent of the relaxation technique called transcendental meditation, he became one of the first Eastern gurus to attract a Western following. He first ... See full bio »

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 1981 Ek Duuje Ke Liye (dedicatee - as Maharishi Maheshi Yogi)
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 2010 David Wants to Fly (Documentary)
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 1979 The Late Great Planet Earth (Documentary)
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 1977 Aliens from Spaceship Earth (Documentary)
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 1973 Kahden kesken (TV Series)
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- Episode dated 1 December 1973 (1973) ... Himself
 1969 Romeo und Julia 70 (TV Mini-Series)
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 1968 Omnibus (TV Series documentary)
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- All My Loving (1968) ... Himself (as The Maharishi)
 1967 The Frost Programme (TV Series)
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- Episode dated 29 September 1967 (1967) ... Himself
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 2011 George Harrison: Living in the Material World (Documentary)
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 2010 2012: Time for Change (Documentary)
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 2007 Hippies (TV Movie documentary)
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 2002 Reel Radicals: The Sixties Revolution in Film (TV Movie documentary)
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 1995 The Beatles Anthology (TV Mini-Series documentary)
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- June '67 to July '68 ... Himself (uncredited)
 1995 New Religions: The Cult Question (TV Movie documentary)
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 1982 The Compleat Beatles (Video documentary)
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The Maharishi | Maharishi Maheshi Yogi

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5' 5" (1.65 m)
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Died on the same day that NASA beamed the Beatles' song "Across the Universe" into space. The song, written by John Lennon while studying with the Maharishi in India in 1968, contains the lyrics "jai guru deva" which is the traditional greeting of the Maharishi's organization. See more »

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